Unmixing Color Machine (Ultra Laminar Reversible Flow) - Smarter Every Day 217

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  • Published on:  Wednesday, May 22, 2019
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  • SmarterEveryDay


     3 months ago +989

    If you're interested in seeing a stationary tripod shot here's one on the second channel. Consider subscribing to the second channel while you're over there.

  • Robert Angelo Alesna

    Robert Angelo Alesna

     15 hours ago

    Great metaphor. Funny, while you were demonstrating the actual luminar flow, I was thinking of the same meaning. Thanks!

  • GeoDrone


     18 hours ago

    Hey, you just proved it's possible to go back in time!

  • Adam Mullarkey

    Adam Mullarkey


    I can see why people only turn it 5 times; I got bored after one.

  • gabriel mesa

    gabriel mesa

     3 days ago

    He did 6 not 7

  • Sharanyan Wasu

    Sharanyan Wasu

     4 days ago +1

    Some how i was thinking that if we keep rotating it in one direction it will go back to its position

  • Pierre R.

    Pierre R.

     6 days ago

    This is completly crazy

  • John Doe

    John Doe

     7 days ago

    He’s a witch

  • chun tse

    chun tse

     7 days ago

    looks like the surface of Jupiter, except of the vertexes.

  • pug lover

    pug lover

     7 days ago

    I'm triggered he did 6 and not 7 on the first one oof

  • Antareep Gogoi

    Antareep Gogoi

     7 days ago

    it's called low Reynolds number flow

  • chasendash Green

    chasendash Green

     7 days ago


  • Gary Zhang

    Gary Zhang

     7 days ago


  • Logan Grove

    Logan Grove

     7 days ago

    He's talking to the photos like he went to middle school with them lol

  • Daddy


     7 days ago

    This guy comes from a long line of well off people. Shame.

  • neverdieadam


     7 days ago

    Would it still work if the speed of the cranks was increased by 5 and reversed at the same speed. Which then the question to be asked is what is the breaking point???.... something to think on.

  • Cassendra Busch

    Cassendra Busch

     7 days ago

    So cool i am glad my dad showed me this channel.

  • you tou

    you tou

     14 days ago

    I love hearing life lessons from weapon makers

  • alexander williams

    alexander williams

     14 days ago +6

    Who else is here from numberphile?

  • Brett Delgado

    Brett Delgado

     14 days ago +1

    I follow a lot of your videos. I absolutely love science. Recently my life has been in for lack of a better term - turbulent- This video was a small inspiration for me to make me wonder again if I can methodically correct things and be the great human I know I am. :(. Thanks your a great person